Alberto J. Cerda Silva is Global Program Officer for Internet Rights and Access at Ford Foundation’s Technology and Society Program, working on supporting organizations advancing internet policies from a social justice and human rights viewpoint in the Global South, specially in Latin American and African countries. He is also a tenured professor in law and technology at the University of Chile Law School. Previously, he served as a legal adviser on internet regulation, personal data protection, and intellectual property to several governmental agencies, intergovernmental bodies, and civil society organizations. He was a founding member of ONG Derechos Digitales, a Chilean civil society organization that promotes and defends human rights in digital environments through Latin America. As a former Fulbright Commission scholar, he holds a doctoral degree from Georgetown University with a dissertation on human rights, copyright, and internet regulation in Latin America.